Untitled: “The structural basis of…” titles for structural biology papers

This recent tweet made me chuckle. It does seem that many structural biology papers have a title that begins “The structural basis of…”. I took a quick PubMed survey to look at its popularity. First a search of “structural basis”[ti] AND “journal article”[pt] gives us the number of research papers with “structural basis” in the […]

What’s In The Box II: Wrapped but not streamed

In early December, Spotify users received a list, known as Spotify Wrapped, of the tracks they listened to most in 2021. As a committed non-streamer, I was a bit envious of these lists; so I decided to assemble my own list using my Music database. This was possible by comparing two snapshots of my Music […]

What’s in the Box: Albums of 2021

Every publication is assembling year-end lists of their selection of the best albums of the year. Well, quantixed did not want to miss out on the fun, so I came up with a list of my favourite 20 albums released in 2021. Top 20 Electric Looking Glass – Somewhere Flowers Grow Corduroy – Corduroy Divide […]